1. Some of your college professors smoked while teaching class.
  2. You refused to wear acid wash denim the first time around.
  3. When you died your hair pink, it was subversive, not trendy.
  4. You remember the exact day punk happened.
  5. When you saw The Cramps play, they were the headliner and a lesser-known act, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, opened for them.
  6. You protested aid to Contras.
  7. You subscribed to Details when it was a cool, artsy, punky, magazine, before Condé Nast bought it.
  8. You remember when Kim Gordon was interviewed in Sassy magazine.
  9. You owned creepers.
  10. A crinoline made a great skirt.
  11. You watched Liquid Sky 257 times.
  12. You ate 4 way windowpane.
  13. You saw Syd and Nancy at the theater.
  14. You saw Danny Elfman's band in gyms and college ballrooms before he started writing great film scores.
    Suggested by @andersun
  15. You remember life before the Internet. And computers.
    Suggested by @jpbateson
  16. You owned a VCR, polaroid camera, answering machine and a fax machine.
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